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$8 to stream via Oscilloscope
A portion of your purchase supports the Wex!
Long thought lost, Cane River is one of the most exciting restorations in recent years. Get your ticket now to watch it online—a portion of your admission supports the Wex!
One of the rare independent films created by an all African American cast and crew in the early 1980s, Cane River was also the first and, sadly, the only drama by documentarian Horace B. Jenkins, who died at the age of 42 just a few months after the film debuted. Set in one of Louisiana’s first “free communities of color,” the film follows the courtship of a young couple (he’s Creole, she’s black) as they confront the barriers of heritage, religion, and family opinion. (104 mins., digital video)
Cane River, image courtesy of Oscilloscope Films.
Restored by IndieCollect.
MADE POSSIBLE BY
Greater Columbus Arts Council
Ohio Arts Council
American Electric Power Foundation
The Columbus Foundation
Bob and Mary Kidder
Institute of Museum and Library Services
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED BY
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
Cardinal Health Foundation